Assistant Professor in Creative Writing, with emphasis in Fiction or related discipline. Required: M.F.A. or Ph.D. in Creative Writing / Fiction; at least one published book of fiction; evidence of excellent and ongoing creative writing projects and of effective college-level creative writing teaching and student mentoring. Desired: Experience teaching graduate creative writing courses. Teaching load is normally 2/2 for tenure-track faculty with a significant creative writing agenda.
Application: Send a cover letter; c.v.; statement of approach to teaching undergraduate and graduate creative writing; list of creative writing courses taught; three letters of reference; and a writing sample (books will not be returned without SASE). Send application materials to: Chair, Creative Writing Search Committee, Department of English, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-0302.
Application Deadline (no faxes or emails): Postmarked by November 16, 2009. If not filled, then every Monday thereafter until search is closed. A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.